Cost Manager

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F10 Search & Selection Limited
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Cost Manager
Location: Stevenage (Hertfordshire)
Salary:Up to £60,000 P/A plus bonus of up to 21.25% and benefits such as Pension and holiday pay

Cost Management | Risk Management | Cost Analysis | Value Engineering approach

The Role
An excellent opportunity has arisen with an organisation based in Hertfordshire, who are looking for a Cost Manager who has experience in management and interpretation of cost and risk data.

The Cost Manager will conduct Trade-Off studies and Risk Analysis in support of Team. The successful candidate will work with Technical and Programmes Directorates to produce Whole / Through Life Cost analysis as part of contractual deliverables from Customer funded Study contracts.

The company offer excellent training and development opportunities as well as future advancement. They also offer an excellent working environment following significant investment in new property and a superb benefits package.

*Conducting Product/ Target Cost studies and Competitor Analysis on behalf of the Sales and Business
Development (SBD) and Programmes Directorates
*Ensuring that any financial analysis is valid, properly prepared, and reflects the collected experience
of the organisation, and that all risks are properly understood and objectively presented.
*Promoting and delivering best practice in use and application of parametric and other cost estimating
methodologies and support the development and maintenance of any associated systems, processes and tools.
*Leading a team of 5, and maintaining scarce and critical skills of the team.
*Establishing and maintaining an influential working relationship with SBD, Programme and Technical
*Providing timely and good quality estimates in an environment that contain significant technical

Requirements / Skills:
*You will have in-depth knowledge of development and manufacturing processes.
*You will have ability to influence business decisions based on sound technical and commercial
knowledge and judgement.
*You will have in-depth knowledge of all estimating techniques and methodologies, and parametric
estimating tools.
*You will be commercially aware, numerate.
*You will be a good communicator, influencing others
*Ideally, you will have a good technical understanding of Complex Weapons, Weapon Subsystems and
Technologies desirable.

The F10 Group offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.

Due to the nature of the work involved at this company, you will have to be a UK citizen, and will have to have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.